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Altria Challenges FDA's Ban on 'Mild' Cigars

Included in the final deeming rule, which was released by the FDA earlier this month, is a requirement that manufacturers, importers and/or retailers cannot sell modified risk tobacco products — including those described as "light," "low" or "mild" — unl
Convenience Store News
added May 27, 2016 21:50
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E-Cig Makers Grilled On Challenge To FDA Rules ($$)

faced a skeptical D.C. federal judge Tuesday, who questioned their arguments that the Food and Drug Administration cannot apply tobacco rules to their products. Nicopure Labs LLC, along with a trade group of e-cigarette makers, sought to convince U.S. Di
Law360
added Oct 11, 2016 21:33
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Altria sues FDA over restrictions on 'mild' cigar labels

Altria Group Inc. has filed a lawsuit seeking to overturn the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s recent ban on using the word “mild” for cigar and pipe tobacco products
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added May 27, 2016 11:13
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STERN: The FDA's New Cigarette Labels Go Up in Smoke ($$)

'Compelled speech' is a free-speech infringement, even against Big Tobacco.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Sep 9, 2012 22:27
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Graphic tobacco warning labels to remain, but look, timetable unknown

The legality of placing graphic warnings on cigarette packages appears to have been settled when the U.S. Supreme Court declined today to hear an appeal on the labels from a group of tobacco manufacturers. However, it remains unclear what the warning la
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 22, 2013 13:45
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FDA faces lawsuits from cigar manufacturers on new regulations

The legal challenges to Food and Drug Administration regulations on tobacco products now include two from cigar companies. A subsidiary of Altria Group Inc., John Middleton Co. LLC, sued the agency May 26 for attempting to ban its “Black & Mild” brand na
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 7, 2016 13:17
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Altria Sues U.S. to Keep ‘Black & Mild’ Cigar Name

In a civil complaint filed with United States District Court for the District of Columbia, Altria argued the use of the word ”mild’” in Black & Mild doesn’t convey anything about health, risk or safety. Rather, the term describes ”taste and body.” Altri
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added May 26, 2016 22:42
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Miami cigar company joins Altria in suing FDA

Global Premium Cigars LLC of Miami sued the FDA on Wednesday over how the rules affect trademarked and copyrighted artwork on its cigar boxes. The rules require labels that could constitute up to 30 percent of the box.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Jun 10, 2016 12:20
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Tobacco Cos. Ask Supreme Court to Review Graphic Labels Ruling

The battle over graphic cigarette warning labels is being fought on another front now that several tobacco companies as well as a member of the National Association of Tobacco Outlets (NATO) have filed a Petition for a Writ of Certiorari with the U.S. Sup
Convenience Store News
added Nov 6, 2012 16:38
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[Florida] GLOBAL PREMIUM CIGARS, LLC., vs. FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION: COMPLAINT FOR VIOLATION OF A.P.A. AND RELATED CAUSES (PDF)

11. Plaintiffs’ trademark rights and accompanying copyrights, developed over the past several years, in their illustrative artwork will be diminished by the Deeming Rules. Specifically, the Deeming Rules will constitute an unlawful taking or otherwise
Global Premium Cigars
added Jun 5, 2016 18:18
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